Resource Name (assignment field)

Data Type    Text (text field: A type of field whose content is text. Examples include the Task Name and Email Address fields. This field can contain up to 255 characters.)

Entry Type    Calculated (calculated field: A field in which the value is determined by Project based on information in other fields. Project may recalculate the value automatically or when you specify, depending on your choice of calculation settings.)

Description    The Resource Name field contains the name of the resource to which an assignment belongs.

How Calculated    The content of the Resource Name field is equivalent to the Name field for resources.

Best Uses    Add the Resource Name field to the Task Usage view when you want to display or filter for the resource names for assignments. The Resource Name field shows all resource names in the task row, along with assignment units (if not 100 percent), for everyone who is assigned to the task. This field is available only in the Task Usage view.

Example    You want to display information about assigned resources. You switch to the Task Usage view, and review the names in the Resource Name field.

Applies to:
Project Professional 2013, Project Standard 2013, Project 2010, Project 2007, Project 2003